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guess, don't they? >> reporter: still a little bit of work to do. they are going not play-offs for the first time in six years. even though the parking lot is empty you can feel the excitement in the air. a big win last night. in case anybody missed it, here is that ninth inning strikeout with celebration. >> he struck him out! >> reporter: the as clinched their play-off spot with a 4-3 win over the rangers. this was their fourth straight win in six of seven. the champagne was flowing in the clubhouse. >> whoo! >> reporter: the as have also kept their division title hopes alive in the american league west cutting the rangers' lead to just one game. the as have been seen as underdogs all year with some very young players and a lot of rookies. this year was supposed to be a year about rebuilding the team but the as are surprising
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everybody by coming up with all of these wins and then clinching their spot with the play-offs. last night rookie pitcher jarrod parker held the rangers to three runs. cocoa chris-a go ahead double that gave the team a lead the rangers couldn't catch. >> the teams before were probably built different than these game. this were 18 rookies. i never been part of that. >> how do you get them refocused for the next game? >> the way we do every day. they will be back out here again tomorrow. it's early, 10:30. night game tomorrow. they will be out ready to play. >> reporter: the as play the rangers tonight at 7:05 and can win the division if they win these next two games in the next couple of days. so very exciting story here out of oakland and for all of those as fans. and there were more than 2 1,000 people here last night to cheer them on. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> hopefully they will get even more today at tonight's game. we have more coverage of the as
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on we posted dennis o'donnell's interview with the team and a photo gallery of the game, as well. i have been inside a couple celebrations with the champagne, it's brutal on the eyes. they had goggles and dark glasses on. if you get champagne in your eyes, you're done. >> forget it. >> they deserve champagne. >> good for them of the the as have been playing so tough this year and they hung on. so now they're off to the play- offs. speaking of hot, we have more hot weather around the bay area. it's fairly mild outside right now if you are stepping out the door. launch feels like the evening hours as a lot of those temperatures still in the 60s. it is clear skies over the bay, and toward the coastline 63 degrees in concord, 65 in oakland right now, and 68 degrees if you can believe that in san francisco. yes, we are looking at another hot one today as high pressure will remain in place. we are going to swing in another day of hot temperatures into the bay area and then looks like things begin to change. so toward the afternoon, another warm-to-hot day again,
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temperatures on average usually in the 70s and 80s, triple digits expected inland once again temperatures running a good 13 to 19 degrees above the average. more on your weather coming up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> just right in san francisco. so gorgeous. >> reporter: thanks, lawrence. let's go outside. we sent our photographer this morning down to the south bay to give a live look at 101 near mckee. as you can see, at 4:33 this morning, things look like they should, nice and light. as you head between san jose and santa clara, headlights that's northbound. elsewhere, to our maps, we have some areas of overnight roadwork. you may find some in lanes through marin county, southbound 101, on that approach to sir francis drake you may find various on and on- ramps blocks. also across the dumbarton bridge, westbound slowing on 84 this morning as you leave newark because of some overnight roadwork. it will be picked up by 5 a.m. there is no longer a "spare the air" in the effect but we will get a check of mass transit
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anyway. a full like at your time-saver traffic in just a moment. >> because we can okay. 4:34. oakland police are investigating two deadly shootings this morning from last night on mcarthur boulevard the first on the 9000 block just before 9:00. a man was shot several times pronounced dead at the scene there. the other was about an hour and a half later on the 2000 block of macarthur, as well. that man was also dead at the scene. so far there are no suspects in either case. later this mornings the superintendent of a school district in albany will address the death of a teacher. james izumizaki was a popular sixth grade teacher but was recently charged with lewd acts with a former student. he was arrested last wednesday and was out on bail when he was found dead. the alameda county sheriff's office is investigating the death as a suicide. today a san mateo man is expected to enter a plea in an alleged kidnapping case. he is accused of trespassing on the campus of parkside
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elementary school and briefly abducting a 9-year-old girl. the alleged offenses happened on september 21. and police say the girl got away by kicking the suspect and runningback to the school. 4:35. more than 20 people were hurt in two separate train crashes in the san joaquin valley. the latest crash, a big rig slammed into a freight train near the town of hanford. the truck driver suffered minor injuries. several hours before that, and 15 miles away, there was another crash. this also involved a big rig. this time, though, it hit an amtrak train. about 40 passengers on that train were injured. none seriously, though. the amtrak train headed from oakland down to bakersfield. police say the driver didn't yield at the crossing gate, slammed right into the train pushing at least one car off the tracks. >> reporter: how did you not see the train was crossing, the arms were down? >> i don't know if there was any indication of use of alcohol or drugs. >> the tracks could be cleared about 7 a.m. until then a bus bridge is
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taking passengers around that accident area. a local city leader says won't be intimidated. vallejo mayor osby davis' private law firm was purposesly torched over the weekend, gutting the building. this isn't the first time he has been targeted. davis has had numerous windows broken out by rocks and while he believes someone is trying to intimidate him, he says it's not working. >> i believe that the last criminal act is part of an escalating entertainment to intimidate me. it has failed. >> the mayor and his family are not getting extra police protection despite the attacks. in other headlines, testimony is set to continue today in the trial of giselle esteban accused of murdering nursing student michelle le in hayward last year. in opening statements yesterday, prosecutors blamed a jealous rage for prompting esteban to kill her former friend. the defense says it was not
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premeditated but done in the heat of passion. the body of one of two missing fishermen has washed ashore in the san mateo county coast. the man was aboard an 18-foot fishing boat when it capsized on sunday off pidgeon point. a second man is still missing. neither were wearing life jackets. two other men on board were wearing life jackets and made it safely to shore. chevron is on the agenda when the richmond city council meets tonight expected to approve a resolution to be sure the oil company uses the highest standards and the best technology when it repairs the refinery that burned two months ago this past august. the council is also expected to urge chevron to invest in research and office space in richmond's marina bay district. an east bay fire district is hiring a federal grant of $8 million enabling the east contra costa fire district to rehire laid-off firefighters and even add more staff.
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the district plans to fill 15 firefighting positions it eliminated over the summer and will hire a dozen more. the fire chief is searching for qualified applicants and three fire stations that had to close will now get to reopen. police in hong kong say six crewmembers from two boats are being detained after a collision that killed 37 people. a ferry collided last night with a boat taking utility company workers and their families to victoria harbor for a fireworks show. more than 100 people were sent to hospitals. the accident happened last night near lama island off the southwestern coast of hong kong. new video has surfaced showing missing american journalist austin ties surrounded by anonymous captors but the brief clip shed little light on his whereabouts or condition. the freelance writer has been missing since august. no group claimed responsibility so far but u.s. state department spokeswoman victoria new land told reporters
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yesterday tice is believed to be in the syrian government's custody. north korea's foreign minister says america's policies toward his country to lead to nuclear war. he contends the u.s. has secret plans for another korean war. his speech to the united nations was focused mostly on his country whose style relationship with the u.s. the u.s. -- hostile relationship with the u.s. the u.s. hasn't responded to the speech. republican challenger mitt romney taking a new stance on illegal immigration. as susan mcginnis reports it comes as he and the president are getting ready for their first head-to-head debate. >> reporter: more than 5,000 people packed the air and space museum in denver to hear mitt romney on monday. >> this is a great place to be. >> reporter: colorado is among the battleground states that have a large hispanic population and romney now tells the "denver post" he will honor temporary work permits for young illegal immigrants granted by president obama in
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an executive order in june. it's the first time he has expressed support for the act. here's what he said in los angeles recently. >> instead of playing politics with these children, i will pursue permanent immigration reform. >> reporter: the president's executive order is a shortened version of the "dream act," legislation to grant citizenship to these same immigrants under certain conditions. >> "if i were elected and the congress were to pass the "dream act," would i veto it? the answer is question." >> reporter: most polls show president obama with a very comfortable lead among hispanic american voters and a new survey from the pugh hispanic center shows why that's important. this year, nearly 24 million hispanic americans will be eligible to vote roughly 5 million more than in 2008. but romney has certainly not given up trying to win that group over. >> hispanics have been his
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disproportionately hard. hispanic unemployment is 11%. >> reporter: the two men could get a chance to discuss immigration face to face during wednesday's debate. in washington, susan mcginnis, cbs 2 news. >> romney will stay in colorado today while the president continues debate prep. necessary henderson, nevada. and cbs -- he is in henderson nevada. and cbs 5 will have live coverage. debate starting at 6 p.m. tomorrow. 4:41. airline seats coming unbolted in midair. how pilots are dealing with the in flight emergency. >> plus a killer speaks out 10 years after the deadly sniper attack in washington, d.c. what he wishes he could say to the victims' families now. coming up. and a 10-year-old joyride all caught on tape. how amazing that no one got hurt. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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police in philadelphia say e driver was just 10 y take a look at this video every an out-of-control van. police in philly say the drive was only 10 years old.
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the boy allegedly grabbed keys hanging from the rear door as furniture was being unloaded. there he is. he then jumped in and took off hitting five cars on a single block. he now faces several juvenile counts including unauthorized use of an automobile. he needs a few lessons, i guess. >> he is in a lot of trouble and is 10 so he is not -- it's not just a slap on the wrist for him. >> no. he will be in a little hot water. >> how about that afternoon yesterday. >> beautiful. >> did you go to the beach? >> yes, i did. it was fantastic. you get rare days like this during the fall. we can go to the beach and have that sunshine and even 70s right out at the water's edge. we may do that again today. a lot of clear skies right now and all the way to the chose line it is mostly clear and mild temperatures, 50s and sixes out the door. but by the afternoon, we're talking again 70s out at the beaches, 80s and 90s inside the bay and still some triple digits inland maybe just slightly cooler but not by much so that ridge of high pressure going to remain in place again
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for today staying hot. i think this will be it though. by tomorrow, we'll probably notice a 10-degree drop in some of the warmer temperatures around the bay area so enjoy it while we have it. it will be hot in the central valley, 100 sacramento and fresno, 95 in yosemite and 82 in monterey bay. around the bay today you will see sunshine and plenty of it. 93 degrees in san jose. 97 in morgan hill and about 94 degrees in campbell. east bay temperatures triple digits into livermore, 102 in pleasanton, 99 in pleasant hill, and as you slide inside the bay you'll find plenty of sunshine, maybe as high as 86 degrees today in san francisco. 75 in daly city and about 78 degrees in bodega bay that's a warm day along the north bay. how about this for temperatures the next couple of days. hot today and then dropping off tomorrow. but toward the weekend, a few more clouds roll our way. those temperatures may be cooling below average as we look toward sunday and into monday. let's check the roads now with elizabeth. >> nothing hot to speak about. no big hotspots so far this morning at 4:45. we are accident-free for the
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most part across the bay area. nothing much to really slow you down. so here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. and as you can see, everything moves nicely into san francisco. let's go to our maps, show you what else is going on. there is some overnight roadwork in lanes still on westbound 84. it's kind of interesting because we can still see a little bit of slowing on our sensors in that area. again, that's westbound 84, caltrans says that is scheduled to wrap up by about 5:00. if you are heading into san francisco today, once again we have that howard street closure south of market. howard is shut down between 3rd and 4th. they have oracle open world going on in that area. so it really has been causing a mess of a commute. my traffic producer says every day she has to take bart if she is in that area because there's just such congestion around that south of market area because of that one block of howard being closed. back outside, here's a live look "timesaver traffic" camera this is the nimitz, dark, but the oakland coliseum is there in the distance. taillights are moving northbound and overall, it's a
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nice drive between hayward and downtown oakland. similar story if you are commuting even farther south through milpitas. a live look at 880/237. mass transit is on time of the we have been off to a great start including all those bart trains. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." traffic and weather together every 10 minutes, back to you. >> thank you. a new report says nearly all americans will see higher taxes if congress fails to renew tax cuts set to expire at the and of the year. the two major parties are split on exactly who should continue to have reduced taxes. if a plan is not passed by the end of the year, the existing tax cuts will come to an end. the tax policy center says as for an example here a family earning 40,000 to $6,000 a year could see taxes go up by 2,000 in 2013. the young man who was involved in deadly sniper a tax in the d.c. area is talking from prison. lee boyd malvo took part in the shootings that began 10 years ago today.
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10 people in all were killed. malvo was 17 at the time and laughed about the shootings when he was arrested. now he is talking in a different tone from a virginia prison where he is serving a life sentence. i was a monster. i mean, if you look at the definition of a monster, that's what a monster is. >> malvo got a life sentence instead of death because jurors believed he was under his accomplice' control during the crime. american airlines has engineers in new york checking the seats on eight boeing 757 jets. the inspections came after two incidents where rows of seats came loose from the airplane floor. it happened yesterday in a flight from new york to miami. again on saturday, on a boston- to-miami flight that made an emergency landing in new york because of pilot concerns. >> we don't know what kind of turbulence we have. the seat is loose.
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we don't want that thing flying around and hurting the passengers behind us. >> good idea. both planes recently had maintenance work that involved removing those seats. the work was done at separate facilities. american says the problem could be with the way the seats fit into the tracks on the floor. airline and the faa as you might imagine are investigating right now. so we would like to know, does the loose seat problem make you afraid to fly? check in on facebook or twitter. a fire risk means a recall for more than half million honda cars. honda is recalled accord v-6 models. the models from 2003 to 2008 need power steering hoses replaced because they could leak and cause a fire. the fix will be free but replacement parts won't be available until next year. spirit airline passengers, get ready to pay more if you want to carry your bag on board. beginning next month, spirit will charge as much as $100 per bag. spirit says so many customers are waiting until they reach
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the gate to decide to pay for their bag that it will now charge $100 for those last- minute carry-ons and $25 if you pay before you check in. the home furnishing giant ikea is apologizing for a very of course omission from its catalog, women. images of women were digitally removed from pictures in catalogs in saudi arabia. the scene shows the mother disappearing on one of the pages to show respect to the muslim community but ikea now says it regrets removing the images it is 4:50. an animal rights group is suing a petaluma egg producing claim it's using misleading packaging. the animal legal defense fund says that judy's organic eggs packaging shows chickens appearing happy in an open field. >> if you look around, it speaks for itself. you see a series of sheds with thousands of hens inside them
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and you look at the green fields and you don't see anyone playing out there. >> the owner of the egg farm said he would not comment until after he reads the lawsuit. the family member telling cbs 5 by phone the company never claims its hens were free range but they were cage-free and have access to open fields. several grocery chains are pulling peanut butter products off store shelves over concerns of salmonella contamination. the retailer is recalling store brand peanut butter including safeway, target, whole foods and "fresh & easy." the centers for disease control says 30 people in 19 states have gotten sick including two right here in california. in healthwatch, the hpv vaccine is generally safe and has only minor side effects. that's all according to a new kaiser permanente study. researchers say the vaccine appears to be associated with fainting the day of the shot and skin infections two weeks after. vaccine protects against the human papilloma virus, a common
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sexual infection that can cause cervical cancer. a virus may stop an aggressive form of breast cancer. doctors at stanford added a tumor fighting protein to a harmless virus and gave it to mice with triple negative breast cancer. they found the virus was actually able to infect cancer cells and deliver the protein- killing tumors. about one in five breast cancer cases here in the united states are triple negative. researchers are now planning to test it on people. it's 4:52. another snafu for the iphone 5. were this one could cause customers money. >> gold and gems stolen from a northern california museum. how the heist was pulled off with workers right there. >> what one woman did when she came face to face with a black bear. ,,
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it's looking like another hot one around the bay area today. yesterday 94 in san jose. a little cooler today, 93. probably not going to be able to tellle difference. 93 in oakland yesterday. today about 89 degrees. more on your weather coming up. >> okay. thanks, lawrence. and we're following some breaking news right now. just coming into our newsroom, streets are blocked off in vallejo. it's a three-alarm fire. it's in a residential neighborhood. that's what we have just confirmed. the address is 106 el camino real. it's close to vallejo senior high school from what we can tell from the maps in the area. coming up we'll have more information. hopefully a live report and some alternates in a few minutes. >> all right, elizabeth. thank you. a daytime robbery left a california mining and minerals museum in shambles. the thieves got away with $2 million worth of precious gems and gold from the mariposa museum. but they left behind the most
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expensive item, and that's the largest nugget from the gold rush era. they are irreplaceable, according to experts. >> these are things in the history of the town and they should stay preserved and protected and we shouldn't have to worry about it. >> two women were inside the museum during the heist but were unharmed. the museum is home to more than 13 thou art facts that date back to the -- 13,000 artifacts that date back to the 1800s. the youtube video shows a woman getting a bear off her porch. watch. >> let me go in your office as he might come after me. >> get down. no. no. no, down! >> the same black bear visited the grillo home a number of
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times and apparently the bear does listen. they have six other videos of the bear on the deck. >> that's a big bear. >> awesome! 4:57. coming up next, who is the mayor of vallejo calling a coward and why. >> plus, two emergency landings in three days. what american airlines is doing afros of seats came loose. >> a dry spell is over for the oakland as clinching a spot in the play-offs for the first time in 6 years. we'll show you how they celebrated and also talk about some work they have to do if they also want to win their division. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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